For the last 30 years, Alexandra Juhasz has interviewed members of her own art and art activist communities about why deserved recognition often comes too late for feminist artists.
How Lynne Sachs Turns Spoken Language Into Cinematic Language
A long-overdue retrospective of the feminist artist and filmmaker demonstrates how she explores communication in her work.
The Best Experimental Shorts at the Toronto International Film Festival
The festival’s vaunted Wavelengths section features films about different concepts of performance.
Barbara Hammer: Superdyke Surveys Her Iconic Role in Queer Experimental Film
Originally presented at UCLA’s Film & Television Archive, a film series brings rare 16mm prints by the legendary filmmaker to the Museum of the Moving Image in New York.
Remembering Barbara Hammer, Who Envisioned Spaces for Women to Be Themselves
She opened up a space for women to be themselves — fully realized on their own terms. And that impulse is evident both in her life choices and in the formal decisions she made in her films.
Barbara Hammer Refuses the Male Gaze in 1970s Photographs
Hammer came out in 1970 and her work during that period feels tied to her declaration of independence from social norms.
Reframing Pop Cultural Images of Women Through a Queer and Feminist Lens
A special series at Williamsburg’s Spectacle theater screens films by Barbara Hammer, Joan Braderman, and Kayuclia Brooke and Jane Cottis.
Highlights from Five Decades of Bay Area Queer Cinema
Bay Area filmmaker and lecturer Irwin Swirnoff will host a program on June 30 at the Echo Park Film Center showcasing five decades of queer films from northern California.
“Familiar, Unbidden”: Finding Home with Elizabeth Bishop
Having grown up in seven different cities, there is no place I have ever felt particularly at home.